SMSFundamentals is an ongoing feature series dedicated to providing SMSF trustees with valuable news, investment ideas and services, in line with SMSF requirements and obligations. Apart from specific SMSF-oriented insights and articles that can assist SMSF investment strategy, this section also includes practical tips and insights from registered experts.
As low interest rates have underpinned borrowing, corporate debt issuance has surged and, Janus Henderson Investors highlights, these instruments can provide more certain returns compared with shares
Jul 15 2020
Australian super accounts have taken massive hits throughout the coronavirus pandemic highlighting the lack of knowledge the average Australian has about how their super fund works.
Jun 23 2020
Market volatility has sparked a surge in ETF interest from investors as traditional funds managers suffer outflows.
Jun 01 2020
Exchange traded funds are becoming more popular as investors seek alternatives in a low-yield world.
Feb 12 2020
Jan 16 2020
Investors are increasingly using Exchange Traded Funds to build diverse portfolios across asset classes and the industry had a big year in 2019.
Dec 16 2019
Recent data show an increasing interest in exchange-traded fund investment from millennials, while defensive ETFs have risen in popularity, along with international offerings.
Nov 18 2019
October saw strong demand for Australian fixed income ETFs, while in the US, investment in passive equity ETFs has outstripped that in active ETFs for the first time.
Oct 25 2019
Superannuation fees charged to members have fallen for the first time in six years, while funds are using their negotiating power and paying less to external asset managers.
Oct 11 2019
With term deposit rates around 1.5%, the ten-year bond rate at 0.9%, inflation at 1.6% and stock market volatility ever present, where can one invest for both safety and income in today’s interest rate environment?
Oct 04 2019
A new report reveals what investors may already know, that “fees make all the difference” to final outcomes for superannuation members’ retirement savings, with many funds struggling to generate returns strong enough to cover the negative impact of high investment fees.
Jul 30 2019
Super members want government to lead on multiple accounts and default funds.
Jul 22 2019
National net wealth in Australia has nearly doubled in 12 years, according to a recent update by Roy Morgan, but inequality has widened considerably at the same time.
Jul 17 2019
Graham Hand, Managing Editor of Cuffelinks, explains why so many fund managers fail in today’s market.
Apr 16 2019
A change of heart from the US SEC may open the door for rapid growth of actively managed ETFs both in the US and Australia.
11:31 AM - Weekly Reports
11:19 AM - FYI
10:49 AM - Weekly Reports
10:30 AM - Australia
10:00 AM - Commodities
Jul 16 2020 - Rudi's View
Jul 17 2020 - Rudi's View
Jul 27 2020 - Australia
Aug 04 2020 - FYI
Jul 23 2020 - Rudi's View
Aug 03 2020 - Commodities